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Day Camp in the Greater Tampa Bay Area Council is coming up in Summer 2019! This site will serve as the information hub for all things related to Day Camp, i.e. how to sign up, cost, locations, dates, times, contact information, etc. If you have any questions regarding Day camp, please refer to the council contact information or to the contact information for each district’s individual day camp director.

Council Day Camp Contact Information
Council Day Camp Committee Chairman Christopher Perry
Council Day Camp Staff Adviser Jeremy Twachtman

Organized day camping is defined as an experience of group living in an outdoor environment. It is a multi-level experience under the supervision of trained leadership, which usually takes place during the daytime, from 9 or 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 or 4 p.m., but occasionally occurs during the twilight hours of 5 to 8:30 or 9 p.m. The program of activities provides fun and adventure in the outdoors at a site that provides seclusion and natural resources. Emphasis is placed on new experiences difficult to obtain in the usual indoor den atmosphere. The Greater Tampa Bay Area Council has been hosting Day Camps through the council for many years and seeks each to to maintain quality programming for the scouts and parents who attend.

Day Camp is an exciting adventure that every kid will enjoy. We also know that it can get costly, especially with more than one kid. Here are some fundraising ideas for your Pack, your family or for you individually that will help you get to Day Camp in 2019!

  • Sell Trails End popcorn online (available year-round) – talk to your unit’s popcorn kernel for details
  • Sell another item like meat-sticks or holiday cards
  • Participate in a local craft fair
  • Collect recylables
  • Plan a special event (parents night out, special dinner, pancake breakfast, etc)
  • Cake auction at Blue and Gold banquet
  • Garage Sale

**Make sure to complete and turn in a Unit Money-Earning Application to the council office prior to starting a fundraiser.  Some more ideas can be found via these links: https://scoutingmagazine.org/1999/09/scouters-speak-good-ideas-for-pack-money-earning-projects/ http://www.scoutorama.com/fundraising/

Day Camp 2019 Locations and Dates

Camp Location District Camp Type (day or twilight) Camp Date(s) and times Director(s) Program/Parent Guide Other Important Dates
Paynes Creek Historic State Park (map it) Lake Region Twilight Camp

May 28-31, 2019

6:00-8:00 pm

Rebeca Ibara;

Aimee Smith

Harvester United Methodist Church (map it) Suncoast Twilight Camp

May 30-June 1, 2019

5:00-9:00 pm (Th-F)

1:00-9:00 pm (Sat)

Stephanie Sheriden;

April Burnett

Harvester Twilight Camp Parent/ Program Guide
Beymer Memorial United Methodist Church (map it) Lake Region Twilight Camp

June 3-7, 2019

6:00-8:00 pm

Aaron Pickle
Sand Hill Scout Reservation (map it) Withlacoochee Day Camp

June 10-14, 2019

8:30 am-4:30 pm

John Coble;

Adam Oden

Sand Hill Day Camp Parent/ Program Guide
Camp Soule (map it) Miccosukee and Skyway Day Camp

June 3-7, 2019 & June 10-14, 2019

9:00 am-4:00 pm

Cassie Ventura-Reddick Soule Day Camp Parent/Program Guide

5/4/19 – Volunteer Orientation (10am-1pm @ Camp Soule Dining Hall

6/1/19 – Parent Orientation (10am-12pm @ Camp Soule Dining Hall)

Lupton’s Boggy Bottom Event Ranch (map it) Timucua Twilight Camp

June 10-14, 2019

6:00-9:00 pm

Meaghan Fleetwood;

Aimee Hill

Camp Brorein (map it) Fort Brooke Day Camp

June 17-21, 2019

8:30 am-4:00 pm

Chris Perry;

Michelle Perry

St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church (map it) Thunderbird Day Camp

July 8-12, 2019 (date has changed)

8:30 am-3:30 pm

Mysti Dye;

Jennifer Combee

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